Sports 2022-08-25T21:57:29Z
New York Liberty head coach Sandy Brondello (left) and star Sabrina Ionescu talk on the sideline.

The Sky's the limit for the New York Liberty, whose future on and off the court looks brighter than it's been in years

Three years after calling a glorified high school gym their home, the Liberty kept up with the reigning WNBA champions and set the stage for future success.
Sports 2022-08-25T19:19:48Z
F1 Summer Break

Yachts, beaches, romantic getaways, and a moving trip to Africa: How Lewis Hamilton and other F1 stars spent their summer breaks

The F1 season took a three-week summer break before the final nine races of the season. Most of the drivers spent the break having a little fun.
Sports 2022-08-25T19:10:57Z
Luke Rockhold and Jake Paul.

American fighter Luke Rockhold clapped back at Jake Paul after the internet celeb trashed him on Twitter

Luke Rockhold, a long-time UFC athlete, said Jake Paul doesn't understand what fighting is, after the internet celebrity trashed him on Twitter.
Sports 2022-08-25T14:21:01Z

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have breathed new life into their low-level Welsh soccer club — and invigorated the city of Wrexham itself

"Welcome to Wrexham" – an all-access docuseries showcasing Reynolds' and McElhenney's first two seasons at Wrexham – premiered on August 24.
Sports 2022-08-25T12:01:00Z

The WWE's post-Vince McMahon era signals a creative shift is occurring behind the scenes, led by Triple H

In three key areas, Triple H has drastically changed things, having replaced Vince McMahon as head of WWE creative.
Sports 2022-08-25T09:40:47Z

Serena Williams says she cried while writing her emotional retirement letter, but not tears of sadness

"I was just sitting in the hotel at the desk just typing and deleting and typing and thinking and then crying," Williams said.
Sports 2022-08-24T19:05:08Z

College Football starts this week — Here are all the new uniforms and helmets we have seen so far

The 2022 college football season starts this week. A bunch of schools have already unveiled new uniforms and helmets that will be worn this year.
Sports 2022-08-24T18:11:33Z

PGA Tour announces massive changes to calendar, player payouts — and a new Tiger Woods-backed league — in response to LIV Golf challenge

The PGA Tour commissioner announced a slate of 20 "Elevated Events," averaging $20 million purses, and a minimum earnings program for exempt players.
Sports 2022-08-24T16:54:58Z

An American fighter channeled WWE icon The Undertaker with 'Tombstone Piledriver' finisher in UFC Contender Series battle

Contender Series winner Darrius Flowers earned a UFC deal for hitting his opponent with a move out of The Undertaker's playbook in WWE.
Sports 2022-08-24T16:47:42Z

Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren agree to part ways and star's Formula One future is likely down to 2 teams

Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren are going their separate ways after the 2022 season, opening door for top prospect Oscar Piastri.
Sports 2022-08-24T13:33:39Z

Ukraine's top soccer league has resumed amid the ongoing Russian invasion, but players will have to go 'underground' if an alarm sounds

The 2022/23 season of the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) kicked off on Tuesday when Shakhtar Donetsk took on Metalist Kharkiv.
Sports 2022-08-24T13:28:35Z

Manchester United's manager punished his players with a 14 km run the day after embarrassing Week 2 loss. He joined them to prove a point.

United's players had collectively run about 8.5 miles less than Brentford's players when it was beaten 4-0 by the Bees on August 13.
Sports 2022-08-24T13:16:55Z

An unbeaten 21-year-old earned an instant UFC deal when his hook shot bounced his opponent off the cage

Dana White handed five UFC deals to winning athletes from Tuesday's episode of Contender Series as they all won in awesome ways.
Sports 2022-08-24T13:08:14Z

With new contract, Nick Saban again tops list of 12 highest-paid college football coaches for 2022

Nick Saban signed a $93.6 million extension with the Alabama Crimson Tide that makes him the highest-paid coach in college football once again.
Sports 2022-08-24T10:30:25Z

Serena Williams opens up about tennis and motherhood, recalling a 2018 French Open match she won on only 30 minutes of sleep

Williams made the admission while appearing on the first episode of Meghan Markle's podcast, "Archetypes," in which she opened up about her career.
Sports 2022-08-23T20:37:12Z

An MMA fighter nicknamed 'Pitbull' scored a knockout so quick that the clock didn't even make it to the screen

Bogdan Gnidko set a KSW MMA record when he scored a lightning-fast five-second knockout Saturday.

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Sports 2022-08-23T19:19:47Z

Dwyane Wade's Los Angeles County home reportedly went over its water budget by 489,000 gallons in May

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union reportedly went over their water budget by 90,000 gallons in June as California deals with a severe dought.
Sports 2022-08-23T18:15:40Z

Conor McGregor's long-awaited UFC comeback has been postponed once again; he won't fight until 2023

Conor McGregor won't fight in the UFC until 2023, according to a representative. UFC boss Dana White expected him to have returned already.
Sports 2022-08-23T15:10:58Z

Tom Brady was 'on fire' in his return to Bucs camp after a mysterious 11-day absence

Tom Brady's absence from the Bucs' training camp is still unexplained, but he looked sharp to teammates and onlookers in his return.
Sports 2022-08-23T13:28:20Z

Nick Kyrgios is being sued by a woman that was ejected from Wimbledon after he accused her of being drunk

Anna Palus was ejected from the Wimbledon men's singles final in July after Kyrgios accused her of having had "700 drinks."
Sports 2022-08-23T13:17:53Z

Manchester United fans sang about killing the club's owner and threw bottles at opposition fans during a protest, reports say

Thousands of Manchester United fans protested against the club's ownership outside Old Trafford on Monday.
Sports 2022-08-22T21:56:05Z

Dennis Rodman thinks he'd be dead or in jail without basketball: How he became an NBA legend and lightning rod for attention

From his unusual journey to the NBA to his off-court antics, Dennis Rodman is one of the most compelling and interesting figures in sports history.
Sports 2022-08-22T21:14:29Z

A professional soccer star faked an injury after scoring to set up an epic twerking goal celebration

Lo'eau LaBonta — a midfielder for the NWSL's Kansas City Current — tricked viewers that she was hurt before running to the end line and twerking.
Sports 2022-08-22T18:43:26Z

NASCAR's chaotic playoff picture now includes a Michael Jordan driver, while at least one top name is about to get screwed

Michael Jordan has a car in the NASCAR playoffs for the first time as Kurt Busch clinched the 15th of 16 spots without even racing at Watkins Glen.
Sports 2022-08-22T18:30:17Z

American fighter Luke Rockhold purposefully smeared his blood over UFC opponent Paulo Costa's face in fight

During Luke Rockhold's UFC middleweight loss, he appeared to deliberately smear his blood all over his opponent Paulo Costa's face.
Sports 2022-08-22T18:04:32Z

LeBron James reportedly felt he was underpaid while he was on the Heat

LeBron James took slightly less than the max to join the Heat, and it cemented his desire to sign max contracts from then on.
Sports 2022-08-22T17:01:33Z

Dennis Rodman says he's going to Russia to help free Brittney Griner, but hostage negotiators think it's 'a terrible idea'

The former NBA star "is likely to complicate and hinder release efforts" by speaking with Putin, a senior Biden administration official told Insider.
Sports 2022-08-22T15:58:30Z

Tiger Woods' secret meeting with top players on the PGA Tour could lead to its next stage of evolution

Tiger Woods led a meeting of the PGA Tour's top players to help unify and strategize against the threat of LIV Golf.
Sports 2022-08-22T15:54:57Z

Kyle Larson shoved teammate out of the way for NASCAR win and it is what the fans needed to see

NASCAR's race at Watkins Glen came down to the final restart when Kyle Larson shoved teammate Chase Elliott out of the way for the win.
Sports 2022-08-22T15:09:45Z

Cristiano Ronaldo's newest Manchester United teammate is begging the embattled star to stay at the club

Casemiro, who played alongside Ronaldo for Real Madrid between 2013 and 2018, agreed to join United from the Spanish champion earlier this week.
Sports 2022-08-22T14:43:30Z

US Olympic sprinter Devon Allen caught a 55-yard touchdown for the Eagles and made a case for a roster spot

Devon Allen showed he can blow by defenders on the field in his first organized football game in six years.
Sports 2022-08-22T13:44:44Z

Jordan Spieth refused caddie's advice and then promptly hit his ball into the water

Jordan's Spieth's caddie Michael Greller has the difficult job of talking his player out of shots that are too risky. He doesn't always succeed.
Sports 2022-08-22T13:25:58Z

Rory McIlroy stopped his round to toss a fan's remote-controlled golf ball into the water

Rory McIlroy took a moment out of his day on Saturday at the BMW Championship to thwart a remote-controlled menace that had emerged from the crowd.
Sports 2022-08-22T13:17:44Z

Lionel Messi helped Paris Saint-Germain score the fastest goal in French soccer history just 8 seconds into a match

PSG beat LOSC Lille 7-1 on Sunday night, with Kylian Mbappe scoring a hat trick and Neymar scoring twice.
Sports 2022-08-22T11:22:49Z

English Premier League highlights: A 6-goal thriller, a battle of 2 strikers, and the biggest upset of the season so far

Newcastle and Manchester City's thrilling 3-3 draw at St. James' Park on Sunday was the highlight of the weekend.
Sports 2022-08-21T13:00:00Z

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: LeBron James' first NBA teammates on the Cavaliers

Some of LeBron James' teammates from the 2003-04 Cavaliers are still involved in basketball today.
Sports 2022-08-21T10:45:00Z

Mike Tyson is a multi-millionaire again — here's how he spends his money

Mike Tyson is a multi-millionaire. Take a look at how the former heavyweight world boxing champion lives today.
News 2022-08-20T15:35:48Z

Transgender athletes in Utah can return to competing in high school sports after judge temporarily blocks the states anti-trans ban

Transgender students in Utah can return to competing in high school athletics after a judge blocked the state's ban barring them from participating.
Sports 2022-08-20T14:15:00Z

Kelsey Plum tracked down a fan with Stage IV cancer to give her the WNBA courtside experience of her dreams

The WNBA superstar told Insider that meeting the fan, Ashleigh Ahrens, gave her a renewed understanding that "life is so much bigger than basketball."
Sports 2022-08-20T09:00:00Z

Lionel Messi is the highest-paid athlete on the planet. Here's his net worth and how he makes and spends his millions.

Messi took home $130 million between May 2021 and May 2022, according to Forbes.
Sports 2022-08-19T19:18:39Z

Map shows which states show the most support for Brittney Griner as the WNBA star seeks freedom from Russian prison

The embattled WNBA superstar, who was first detained in February, appears to be receiving the most support from a handful of states in the South.
Sports 2022-08-19T19:07:41Z

The new NIL era of college football has invited plenty of complaints, but Michigan State is using it to their advantage

Head coach Mel Tucker spoke with Insider about how the Spartans football team is using loosened NIL policies to his program's advantage.
News 2022-08-19T17:42:47Z

Vanessa Bryant said the leak of the Kobe crash photos left her feeling like she had 2 options: 'try to live my life or end it'

Vanessa Bryant is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and others for sharing photos from the scene of the January 2020 crash.
Sports 2022-08-19T13:29:45Z

The shorthanded Phoenix Mercury unexpectedly kept up with the WNBA's top team — until yet another stroke of bad luck thwarted their efforts

The Mercury started the playoffs without Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi, and Skylar Diggins-Smith. Now, after a brutal injury, they're down another.
Sports 2022-08-18T20:57:53Z

The 18 highest-paid NBA players of all time

The highest-paid NBA players of all time are all active today, and each has made over $200 million in salary alone over his career.
Sports 2022-08-18T19:52:32Z

I went to Floyd Mayweather's roller disco and it's amongst the most wholesome family-friendly fun you can have in Las Vegas

Our combat sports correspondent visited Skate Rock City in Las Vegas with his family — which is a Floyd Mayweather-owned business.
Sports 2022-08-18T18:01:01Z

Deshaun Watson proclaimed innocence moments after taking 'accountability' in the wake of his 11-game suspension over sexual misconduct

On the same day he was suspended for 11 games, Deshaun Watson maintained his innocence, saying he needed to move on.
Sports 2022-08-18T17:36:34Z

Kahleah Copper capped her meteoric rise to WNBA superstardom with a spot on Gatorade's elite athlete roster

The athletic wing joins stars like Michael Jordan, Serena Williams, Lionel Messi, and Sky teammate Candace Parker on Gatorade's star roster.
Sports 2022-08-18T16:22:34Z

NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson's suspension increased from 6 games to 11 — and now he also has to pay a $5 million fine to charity, report says

Watson was previously facing a suspension of 6 games until the NFL and NFLPA came to a new agreement Thursday.
Sports 2022-08-18T13:38:38Z

Manchester United is repeating the same mistakes in the transfer market and it will only end one way

United has repeatedly spent big on players from all over Europe over the last decade with very little success.
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